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DC Public Schools Closed on Friday, January 19, DC Government Is Open

Friday, January 19, 2024

(Washington, DC) –Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that on Friday, January 19, DC Public Schools will be closed. DC Government will operate on a normal schedule. Supervisors are encouraged to allow for liberal leave for those employees who wish to take leave due to weather conditions.

The District’s Cold Weather Emergency remains activated. Residents are encouraged to call 311 or the Shelter Hotline at (202) 399-7093 to request accessible shelter transport for individuals experiencing homelessness, who may have disabilities, other access and/or functional needs, and are outside. Transportation to shelter is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If there is an immediate risk to safety, dial 911.

Winter Weather Tips

  • Apply abrasives – deicer, rock salt or non-clumping kitty litter – on sidewalks. 
  • Have enough over-the-counter and prescription medications for your family and pet(s).
  • Make sure your gutters are cleared of leaves. You don’t want leaves to block the flow of rainwater that may freeze.
  • Turn off all outdoor water faucets.
  • Keep your vehicle’s fluids tanks – gas, water, antifreeze and windshield wiper – full.
  • Have a flashlight, blankets, and scrapers in your vehicle before a storm begins.

Residents and commuters are encouraged to register for important weather alerts from the District by signing up for AlertDC at alert.dc.gov.

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